Founded in 1919, University of California, Los Angeles is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Los Angeles (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited/recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 97 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCLA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.